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Poems on several occasions with Valentinian [T95235]

DMI number:
130
Publication Date:
1705
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T95235
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW113288114
Shelfmark:
BOD Vet. A4 e.793
Full Title:
POEMS | [i]On Several Occasion:[/i] | WITH | Valentinian; | A | TRAGEDY. | [rule] | Written by the Right Honourable | [i]JOHN[/i], late Earl of [i]Rochester[/i]. | [rule] | [i]LONDON[/i], | Printed for [i]Jacob Tonson[/i], within [i]Grays-Inn[/i] | Gate next [i]Grays-Inn[/i] Lane. 1705.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of 17th century verse, Miscellany dominated by poet, and Probably not a miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
pp. [8], i-xvi, [6], 1-223 [1].
Bibliographic details:
Mispagination: p.48 mispaginated as 32. In Bod Vet. A4 e.793 A leaf has been removed pp. 59-60 (the catchwords do not follow - 'CON' on p.58 leads into 'A Song' on p.61 - and a leaf from the gathering E5-8 is missing. BOD Vet. A4 e.793 has nameplate for 'Charles Vere Dashwood Esq.' on inside cover; nameplate for 'Rich. Dashwood Esq.' on final page of preface.
Comments:
Contents: Also includes 'Alexander Bendo's Bill' pp. 135-149; 'Valentinian: A Tragedy' pp. 151-224 (title-page on p. 151). Latin verse on even pages pp. 106-116, and 120.
Other matter:
'The preface to the reader' (including a passage from Boileau, with translations by Mr. Oldham and Rochester); 'A Pastoral, in Imitation of the Greek of Moschus; Bewailing the death of the Earl of Rochester'; table of contents.
Related Miscellanies
Title:
Poems on several occasions with Valentinian [T95236]
Publication Date:
1710
ESTC No:
T95236
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Title:
Poems, &c. on several occasions with Valentinian a tragedy [ESTC R1390]
Publication Date:
1691
ESTC No:
R1390
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
Poems, &c. on several occasions with Valentinian a tragedy [ESTC R35149]
Publication Date:
1696
ESTC No:
R35149
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Related People
Publisher:
Jacob Tonson
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for Jacob Tonson, within Grays-Inn Gate next Grays-Inn Lane.'
Author:
John Wilmot
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Mourn all ye groves in darker shades be seen
Page No:
pp.i-xvi
Poem Title:
A Pastoral, in Imitation of the Greek of Moschus; Bewailing the Death of the Earl of Rochester.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Prithee now fond fool give over
Page No:
pp.1-6
Poem Title:
A Dialogue between Strephon and Daphne.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
There sighs not on the plain
Page No:
pp.7-12
Poem Title:
A Pastoral Dialogue between Alexis and Strephon. Written at the Bath, in the Year 1674.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
All things submit themselves to your command
Page No:
pp.13-15
Poem Title:
The Advice.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Celia that faithful servant you disown
Page No:
pp.16-18
Poem Title:
The Discovery.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Love bid me hope and I obeyed
Page No:
pp.19-20
Poem Title:
Woman's Honour. A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
The utmost grace the Greeks could show
Page No:
p.21
Poem Title:
Grecian Kindness. A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
An age in her embraces passed
Page No:
pp.22-24
Poem Title:
The Mistress. A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Absent from thee I languish still
Page No:
pp.25-26
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
What cruel pains Corinna takes
Page No:
pp.27-28
Poem Title:
To Corinna. A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Ancient person for whom I
Page No:
pp.29-30
Poem Title:
A Song Of a Young Lady, to Her Ancient Lover.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Phillis be gentler I advise
Page No:
pp.31-32
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Such perfect bliss fair Chloris we
Page No:
pp.33-35
Poem Title:
To a Lady, in a Letter.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
How blessed was the created state
Page No:
pp.36-37
Poem Title:
The Fall. A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
All my past life is mine no more
Page No:
pp.38-39
Poem Title:
Love and Life. A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
While on those lovely looks I gaze
Page No:
pp.40-41
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Love a woman you're an ass
Page No:
p.42
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
To this moment a rebel I throw down my arms
Page No:
pp.43-45
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Tis not that I am weary grown
Page No:
pp.46-47
Poem Title:
Upon his Leaving his Mistress.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Vulcan contrive me such a cup
Page No:
pp.32 [i.e. 48]-49
Poem Title:
Upon Drinking in a Bowl.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
As Chloris full of harmless thoughts
Page No:
pp.50-51
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Give me leave to rail at you
Page No:
pp.52-53
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Nothing adds to your fond fire
Page No:
pp.53-55
Poem Title:
The Answer.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Fair Chloris in a pig-sty lay
Page No:
pp.56-58
Poem Title:
A Song, to Chloris.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
I cannot change as others do
Page No:
pp.59-60
Poem Title:
Constancy. A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
My dear mistress has a heart
Page No:
p.61
Poem Title:
A Song.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Chloe by your command in verse I write
Page No:
pp.62-77
Poem Title:
A Letter from Artemisia in the Town, to Chloe in the Country.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Dear friend | I hear this town does so abound
Page No:
pp.78-84
Poem Title:
An Epistolary Essay, from M.G. to O.B. Upon their mutual Poems.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Were I who to my cost already am
Page No:
pp.85-95
Poem Title:
A Satyr against Mankind.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
As some brave admiral in former war
Page No:
pp.96-99
Poem Title:
The Maim'd Debauchee.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Nothing thou elder brother even to shade
Page No:
p.100.00pp.100-104
Poem Title:
Upon Nothing.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
The gods by right of nature must possess
Page No:
p.105
Poem Title:
Lucretius, in his first book, has these lines. [6 lines of Latin beginning 'Omnis enim per se Divum Natura necesse est'] Thus Translated.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
O love how cold and slow to take my part
Page No:
pp.107-113
Poem Title:
The Ninth Elegy, in the Second Book of Ovid's Amours, Translated. To Love.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
After death nothing is and nothing death
Page No:
pp.115-117
Poem Title:
The latter End of the Chorus of the Second Act of Seneca's Troas, Translated.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Virtue's triumphant shrine who dost engage
Page No:
pp.118-119
Poem Title:
To His Sacred Majesty, On His Restoration, In the Year 1660. (Written at Twelve Years old.)
Attribution:
Rochester Wadh. Coll.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Respite great queen your just and hasty fears
Page No:
pp.121-124
Poem Title:
To Her Sacred Majesty, the Queen-Mother, On the Death of Mary, Princess of Orange. (Written at Twelve Years old.)
Attribution:
Rochester, of Wadham College
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Some few from wit have this true maxim got
Page No:
pp.125-126
Poem Title:
An Epilogue.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
As charms are nonsense nonsense seems a charm
Page No:
pp.127-130
Poem Title:
Epilogue.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
Wit has of late took up a trick t'appear
Page No:
pp.131-134
Poem Title:
A Prologue, Spoken at the Court at White-Hall, before King Charles II. By the lady Elizabeth Howard.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
First Line:
With that assurance we today address
Page No:
[2pp.]
Poem Title:
Prologue, Spoken by Mrs. Cook, the First Day.
Attribution:
Written by Mrs. Behn.
Attributed To:
Aphra Behn
First Line:
Tis not your easiness to give applause
Page No:
[2pp.]
Poem Title:
Prologue to Valentinian. Spoken by Mrs. Cook, the Second Day.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Now would you have me rail swell and look big
Page No:
[3pp.]
Poem Title:
Prologue, Intended for Valentinian, To be Spoken by Mrs. Barrey.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Tis well the scene is laid remote from hence
Page No:
[1pp]
Poem Title:
Epilogue.
Attribution:
Written by a Person of Quality.
Attributed To:
Not attributed